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Ñmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> today, president obama is in las vegas to make a push for immigration reform. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live from san jose where supporters have gathered to discuss the president's plans. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. about 35 people have gathered here in our lady of guadalupe church in east san jose. the grassroots organization, people in the community get together and the siu union has invited people to watch the speech. the speech just ended so they are talking about what type of reform the president is proposing. union members, security guards and janitors are very interested in what president obama had to say. immigration advocates have been pushing the obama administration to overhaul the immigration system since he didn't do this in his first four years of office. today, obama was expected to share details about his immigration proposal in his second term which includes a path to citizenship for more than 11 million undocumented workers. obama is also likely to show his support for treating same- sex couples in which one partner is
to hear president obama address immigration reform. for many it was their future the president was talking about. the church was filled with people searching for hope. this time the words came from president obama who appealed for a change in laws to help undocumented immigrants get on what he termed the right side of the law. it was a call she had been waiting to hear. >> living like this is actually really hard. so it's like living in the shadow because you're living with fears. >> reporter: community groups as well as the service employees union applauded the president's speech. >> i think it went straight to the point. that is the fact that there is an urgent need to create a pathway to citizenship. >> reporter: others have more hope in reuniting with family members who were deported. >> it's difficult because i miss them. i used to live with them for about eight years. >> reporter: the group heard from the pastor of the church who was in las vegas for the president's speech. he urged the crowd to lobby lawmakers. >> i believe we need to put pressure on the house. >> reporter: congress
children to up here on a milk cartonpresident obama urging congress to take action on immigration reform. what he wants done. president obama says "now is immigration. this was his arrival in las challenged congress to act quickly on a plan to rewrite the nation's immigration laws. catherine heenan is here with the story. >> catherine: it's no coincidence that the latino vote is the fastest growing in the u.s. both democrats and republicans finally seem ready to tackle the immigration issue together. the president says congress is showing a 'genuine desire to get this thing done soon'. >> the president is seizing on a groundswell of support for rewriting immigration law. speaking at a las vegas high school.he says he wants to put 11-million illegal immigrants living here in the u.s. on a clear path to citizenship. saying - they have to earn it. been of this will involve a background check,".paying taxes.learning english.getting to the back of the line.etc" because other people that want to come here legally are in front of the line. >> catherine: a bipartisan group of senators proposed t
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